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Construction of Bushehr nuclear plant on schedule: Russia

Last Updated: Monday, November 30, 2009 - 12:33

Tehran: The construction of Bushehr nuclear power plant by Russian experts in Iran is on schedule, Russia`s Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko said.
"We are doing our best to finalise this project," Shmatko told reporters after the bilateral meetings between Russian-Iranian intergovernmental commission here yesterday.

"The nuclear power plant is built completely, the plant`s systems are undergoing necessary tests under all IAEA requirements," he noted.

Shmatko reaffirmed that Russia and Iran "have no disagreements on the construction schedule of the nuclear power plant.”

"The tests are proceeding surprisingly well taking into account a long story of the Bushehr project, everything is under the schedule," the Russian minister added.

Shmatko also said the construction stage was complete and everything is ready for all tests and further start-up.


First Published: Monday, November 30, 2009 - 12:33

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